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The Old North Head Postoffice

52 Route 776, New Brunswick E5G 1A1, Canada
+1 506-661-0003
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Super cool stop

Get some great ice cream, check out the cool in house 3d printed works and curious. Enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Amos W
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Fun gift shop

Lots of interesting souvineirs and local crafts. And of course the jars of candy which we had to... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
VisitVT
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Cambridge, VT
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This historic building sits proudly on the shore of Grand Manan in North Head. Make it your first stop in your island getaway to Grand Manan and is only a 2 minute walk down from the ferry terminal. Aside from the beautiful 1938 architecture, the building hosts an eclectic mix of small businesses. Tourist information can be found in the building with the standard fare of brochures, but it also hosts a community products based store called 'The Exchange' showcasing the community of Grand Manan's talents. It is also the home of Postoffice Pizza, Grand Manan Scooter Rentals, Kites and Kones, Something to Crow About Coffee, the island roasters coffee can be purchased here. It also has a number of artist studios, adept in a diverse mix of mediums.
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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52 Route 776, New Brunswick E5G 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Get some great ice cream, check out the cool in house 3d printed works and curious. Enjoy the entertaining enthusiastic and informative owner and staff, as well as locals drawn here. Don't miss it!

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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Amos, thank you so much for your 5 star review! We’re so glad you enjoyed the visit. Please come back and our island this summer when the whales return.

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Lots of interesting souvineirs and local crafts. And of course the jars of candy which we had to check out for the kids. We grabbed a pizza from Post Office Pizza which is attached.

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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. When you return, you have to checkout our revamped penny candy! We now biilt into the wall and call it The Wall of Glory!

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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We were quite surprised by what was inside this place! A great place to stop in and take a look around as you never know what you will find :)

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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It helps if we finally finished the sign. We’re not so hidden, but surprises still await! Make sure you ask us about all the spots the locals frequent!

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Nice souvenire shop but not allot inside. The icecream is to die for however so well worth the stop in.More

Thank Richard S
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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We’re forever growing our stock, but the reason why, we are quite selective in that we only have art and wares from the local Maritimes and our preferred approach is all from Grand Manan. We recently sourced more T-shirt’s from another screen printer on the...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Looks like an awesome idea. We have visited GM several times before but this was the first (and last) time for Post Office Pizza. Great building. A little tacky/touristy inside, but hey, it's a short season...Back to pizza. Order at the PO counter/window and wait...More

Thank jjandarh
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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So sorry about your experience!. If you came over Labour Day weekend, you may have spoke to one of my friends helping out. I was the bald guy making the pizza. Please see the Toronto Star article in the link below. It’s a pretty good...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite pizza on the island. However. No one wants to yell their name when they come in. No. One. Seriously. We will line up politely in a nice line. We will wait patiently. But please just stop telling us to yell our...More

Thank WinterBenson
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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Winter, thanks for your review and feedback! We’re so happy this is your favorite pizza on the island We greatly appreciate the collective island’s support all year long! We also appreciate you as well as Casey’s unwavering support. Please let me explain the “Yell your...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

I have an affinity for old buildings and houses but I'm not often impressed by what people do to them especially inside. This place is an example of how you should not make changes in such a nice building. It's lost its charm. Also this...More

Thank ihor s
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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Igor s, on your next visit to Grand Manan, we would love to discuss potential ideas. When we first purchased the buildong as a retirement dream we surveyed the island population before the word got out. As a seasonal resident, we knew Grand Manan was...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

This is a terrific pizza place. The crust is thin and the toppings great. Hint, we ordered the pizza and while it was baking nipped down to the NBalcohol store for beer. By the time we got back the pizza was done and we headed...More

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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The Postoffice Pizza team thanks you for your glowing 5 star review! Just to add some context and info for future guests, th NB liquor store kilometers from Postoffice Pizza. So if you’re looking for a plan, ready, set, go!

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

What an eclectic collection of shopes and businesses , including the pizzeria, which makes a truly fine New York style pie!More

Thank Mark D
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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mark, we’re so happy you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again this year! We have a new addition to our deck, A piano donated by Dan the Piano Man of Grand Manan.....try saying that 5 times fast! Where else can you play...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

This place was great. I loved that it was located in an old post office. It's a very nice, historic building. The place is loaded with interesting arts and crafts. And they even have penny candy! Lots of cool things to see, and there is...More

Thank Gary F
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Walter C, Owner at The Old North Head Postoffice, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Gary, thanks for the 5 star review! We keep adding new things to make it a fun place. Checkout our recent posts on Facebook of our deck piano and the talented people that have visited. Find us on Facebook as The Old North Head Postoffice

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